all ebooks in category: Television History & Criticism (17)

«Station Identification» by Donald Bowie
English | ISBN: 9781611877328 | EPUB | 0.3 MB

This is a memoir by a thirty-one-year-old man who has just given up the most meaningful, heartwarming and enduring relationship in his life-his television set. …

«Face the Nation: My Favorite Stories from the First 50 Years of the Award-Winning News Broadcast» by Bob Schieffer
English | ISBN: 9780743275323 | EPUB | 2.1 MB

In this engaging memoir of television news and its unique place in history, New York Times bestselling author and Face the Nation anchor Bob Schieffer …

Figures of Time: Affect and the Television of Preemption
2019 | ISBN: 1478003731, 1478004037 | English | 224 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Many contemporary television series from Modern Family to How to Get Away with Murder open an episode or season with a conflict and then go …

The DVD and the Study of Film: The Attainable Text
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0230110444 | PDF | pages: 208 | 2.1 mb

Drawing on interviews with producers, directors, and scholars, and examining the DVD's supplementary features, this book explores how the format, at its best, combines the …

Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition: Cultural Contexts in Monty Python
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1442237368 | 168 pages | EPUB | 0,9 MB

Monty Python’s Flying Circus was one of the most important and influential cultural phenomena of the 1970s. The British program was followed by albums, stage …

Dirty Words in Deadwood: Literature and the Postwestern
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0803264747 | 360 pages | PDF | 2,6 MB

Dirty Words in “Deadwood” showcases literary analyses of the Deadwood television series by leading western American literary critics. Whereas previous reaction to the series has …

«Stealing the Show: How Women Are Revolutionizing Television» by Joy Press
English | ISBN: 9781501137730 | EPUB | 3.3 MB

From a leading cultural journalist, the definitive cultural history of female showrunners—including exclusive interviews with such influential figures as Shonda Rhimes, Amy Sherman-Palladino, Mindy Kaling, …

Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV
English | ISBN: 1580052657 | 2010 | 392 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Nearly every night on every major network, “unscripted” (but carefully crafted) “reality” TV shows routinely glorify retrograde stereotypes that most people would assume got left …

Aging Heroes: Growing Old in Popular Culture
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1442250062 | 268 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Despite the increasing number and variety of older characters appearing in film, television, comics, and other popular culture, much of the understanding of these figures …

Pretty Liar: Television, Language, and Gender in Wartime Lebanon
2018 | ISBN: 0815635958, 0815635990 | English | 344 pages | PDF | 24 MB

How did a new, irresistible brand of television emerge from the Lebanese Civil War (1975–91) to conquer the Arab region in the satellite era? What …